Currently November

HOLY COW I AM DOING THIS ON THE FIRST!

That HAS to be a new record for me. 

LInking up with Oh Boy Fourth Grade!


LIstening.  I am actually not listening to anything but my thoughts and the wind blow the thousands of leaves around our yard.  Fall has hit us like a right sucker punch.  One minute it was an indian summer and the next...below freezing and I need to get the North Face out.   Not happy about this one folks. 

Loving.  I am having my first glass of wine since the Mid West Blogger Meet Up and it is GLORIOUS!

Thinking. I am knee deep in a unit on converting rational numbers.  Fractions really suck.  Actually I love them.  But they really suck for kids.  My hart is breaking as they are in 6th grade and I really am struggling thinking of yeat a 67th way of describing fractions to 11 year olds so they can manipulate and solve problems with them. 

Wanting.  Some skittles.  But I gave them all away last night.  SOMEHOW (eh hemmmm.  Jacob.) we are out of skittles and only have Snickers left.  I am alergic to snickers.  Eff. 

Needing.  This weekend is almost over.  I am no where near ready.  Jake's little brother's birthday is tomorrow (he is turning 10) and yea.  Wednesday I get to go to Nashville though for the AMLE conference!  SO EXCITED!

Reading.  NOthing.  I finished my book.  I do not even know what I want to start next. 

Recomendations encouraged!

Cheers.

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  1. I also got my North Face jacket out this weekend!! Crazy how cool it got and so quickly!!

    recipeforteaching

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  2. I have lots of skittles left. Regular and sour. I'm not sure where my NF is currently...see what I did there?

    Lindsey
    Thriving in 3rd

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  3. We had the craziest spring storm here the other day - Like it's been warm and sunny, and then out of NO where, crazy thunder and lightning that seriously shook the house. Woke me up twice that night!

    I hope your winter is nicer than it was last year!

    Ps now you have me wanting snickers and skittles...

    Erin
    Learning to be awesome

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  4. My fifthies struggle with fractions, too. It's a hard concept, especially when you get to multiplying and dividing them! My heart breaks for the ones that really, really try and are always just a bit behind. :(

    Mandy
    Caffeine and Lesson Plans

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  5. We used the same font on our Currently. {Font snobs lol}

    The weather here in Florida is cozy too...and a gazillion degrees warmer than MN...but still cool for us! I would absolutely love to hear leaves rustling right now!

    Meredith
    Creativity to the Core

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  6. I'm not sure which sounds better... the wine or the Skittles! I guess I've had plenty of fun-sized candy, so I'd have to go with the glass of wine! Have fun in Nashville- hopefully it will be warmer down there. I'm not loving this weather, either!

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  7. Mmmm...I love Skittles! We gave out that same candy! Although my husband picked out most of the Snickers to save for himself. :) I hope that your weather gets a little warmer...any snow yet? We are working with fractions and decimals this next week. yuck.
    Lori :)
    Mixing it up in Middle

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  8. Fractions is a tricky concept I quite agree! Just been doing that with my year 4s (is that third grade, 8-9 years olds?) and we used a lot of practical equipment.

    Hope your glass of wine was nice!

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  9. Ugh I feel ya on the extra day of the weekend! I even had Friday off because of conferences last week and I am still not ready to go back.

    Maybe a glass of wine will help! :) Thank goodness November is a shorter month!

    Tasha Emmerson
    Confessions of a Tiny Teacher

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  10. I'm trying hard to stay out of the candy reserves! I used to hate fractions for the kiddos when I taught 4th grade... teaching the basics to 1st graders isn't too bad. Hope the rest of your weekend is amazing!
    Stacy
    Funky Fresh Firsties

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  11. I love your blog! I keep checking back everyday to see when we can sign up for slant box. I have never participated and would love to! Any idea when it might be posted?

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  12. Hi Jameson! Cute blog! I embed fractions into EVERYTHING I can think of so I understand your frustration. IDK why it's so hard for students but it is!
    Heather from Mrs. Renz’ 4th Grade Class

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